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million for public education. >> i think the lottery has been through rough times. i think they're taking a very conservative approach to introducing new games. >> reporter: powerball's appeal comes from it's jackpot, which starts at $40 million and can grow to more with each roll. low-income families spend the largest percentage of their paychecks on the lottery, leading to poverty and crime. >> is that worth exploiting and hurting the very people we hope these programs will assist? >> reporter: in its defense, they say they offer info on the web and counseling by phone. fast and easy mart in fremont has been on a lucky streak, selling several big winning lottery tickets in the last couple of months. they say it's just a matter of time before someone here hits the powerball. and the owner would get a percentage of the winnings. >> if the winning powerball ticket is sold here, what does that mean to you? >> it means a lot to me. i'll pay off all of my bills and probably go for a vacation. >> why do you like it? >> so i can retire. >> reporter: and tickets go on sale april 8 of next year.
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